Sparkling Finishes: Mark Second Days Racing at Dade Park, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-10


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SPARKLING FINISHES1 Mark Second Days Racing at Dade Park. Banter, Mahony and Sir Lawnfal Among the Winners Royal Dick Poorly Ridden. HENDERSON, K, November 9. Racing it Dade Park was given a severe test this afternoon. Its success is all in the matter of point of view. The management is satisfied with results and continues sanguine that the sport will meet with unqualified favor and improvement will be the daily rule. There was a falling off in attendance, but a fairly good crowd witnessed the sport. The betting was in excess of yesterday. The racing was wholesome, driving finishes resulting in most instances and keeping the crowd in an enthusiastic state. Fairly moderate weather prevailed, but toward the close of the afternoon it became chilly. Good weather is the principal factor to make the present project a success, as the plant is totally inadequate for a siege of wintry conditions. The only race not having selling attachment was the juvenile dash, third on the card. It was taken by Canter, which led from the start, but had to be hard ridden near the end to outstay Brunell. The latter is a slow beginner and it takes him some time to get fully settled in his stride, but he is a rapid mover when fully in action. Banter was an overwhelming favorite. Backers of favorites began auspiciously when Bedazzle carried the E. R. Bradley colors home in its first victory of the meeting. She was followed by Golden Billows and Royal. Mint in third place. Mahony was neglected in favor of Salamander and Money in the second race, but the latter pair were not placed and Mahony, under a hard drive, succeeded in outstaying Plain Bill. Avispa had the call in the fourth race, but she was on her bad behavior today, getting away slowly and additionally was ridden wide, resulting in her landing outside of the placed trio. Sir Lawnfal was the winner, scoring from Crystal Ford and Smart Guy. The winner was claimed by S. Jones, represented by Lee Enfield, for ,800. ItELIAIJILITY UPSET. Reliability furnished an upset when he won the fifth race, for which Topmost and Royal Dick were the most fancied. Topmost finished in second place, being beaten at the end by a scant head. Golden Floss finished with a rush to overhaul the poorly ridden Royal Dick. Another overwhelming favorite was bowled over in the sixth race when Dr. Rae failed to overhaul Lord "Wrack, the winner, which showed a high order of speed from the start and was never seriously in danger of being beaten. Dr. Rae, under hard urging, just managed to outstay Plain Bill. Spectacular Girl, which came in for considerable attention . in the race, began badly and was practically left at the post. The concluding dash was won by Black Thong, which beat Wadsworths Last by a nose. Jake Feld was third. Starter A. B. Dade became indisposed before . the racing and Will IRtmilton presided at the barrier. His work was gilt-edged. Kirk Harrington was among the newcomers j from St. Louis and will remain for several days. The Terkins horses, including Radio, winner . of the Latonia Cup, were unloaded this j morning and will race here for the remainder of the meeting. Thomas Young, track superintendent at Churchill Downs, was among the visitors.

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